My Lightroom-Synology-Backblaze Photography Workflow

Back in 2005 or so, I was doing a lot of photography at the company I worked for. Events, locations, products--you name it, i shot it. I stored all those photos on an external USB drive plugged into a Linux server I hacked together. I was relatively new to Linux, and learned most things by … Continue reading My Lightroom-Synology-Backblaze Photography Workflow

Working From a Home Office

I don't talk much about my day job, though I may start in the next few months. I manage marketing content for several hundred digital signage units across the country. For the past few years, I've been doing this from home.ScheduleInitially I got up, walked a few feet, and plopped down in my office chair … Continue reading Working From a Home Office

TUESDAY TIPS: Evernote for Portfolios

Portfolios are important in many different professions. Whether you’re a photographer, designer, stylist, make up artist, or model, at some point you’re going to want to display your work so others can decide if you’re the right fit for their project. A couple times a year, I spend time at Paul Mitchell the School Portland talking to students about how Evernote can help them build their portfolios, and I thought the information might help others get started with their own work. This is just a basic outline—use it as a starting point, and make it work for you.

Evernote Conference and Top Ten List – Part Three

In the last two posts, I listed ten ways Evernote helps me stay organized in my personal and professional life. This post centers around freelance photography, and how Evernote keeps me sane. Part III: Photography Clipping tutorials, pose/style ideas, lighting diagrams and more I'm constantly surfing the web looking for inspiration, ideas, and tutorials. Whenever … Continue reading Evernote Conference and Top Ten List – Part Three

GUEST POST: Kristi Govertsen – I’m a Hack

This week's TUESDAY TIPS come to you from a good friend of mine, Kristi Govertsen. Dear Daniel’s Readers, I’m a hack. No, that does not mean that I am a computer hacker, magically making all my technology do deliciously awesome feats with a few well-placed keystrokes. I do mean that I’m a hack, a fake, … Continue reading GUEST POST: Kristi Govertsen – I’m a Hack

TUESDAY TIPS: Avoiding closed eyes in photos

We all know at least one person who seems to have his/her eyes closed in every picture. They don't do it on purpose, and when they consciously try to keep their eyes open, they end up looking like a deer in the headlights. This is a simple solution that has worked for me 99% of … Continue reading TUESDAY TIPS: Avoiding closed eyes in photos

Evernote Holiday Photography Hangout

Just in case you haven't heard, I'll be doing a Google Hangout with a few of the Evernote folks, and talking about how to improve your holiday photography. If you haven't already, join the Evernote Holiday Notebook, grab a PDF of tips for taking pictures during the holiday season, and sign up to join the … Continue reading Evernote Holiday Photography Hangout